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Cave Taurus

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The aim of the technical analyst, as I see it, is to discern at the time what will be obvious to the educated eye in hindsight. For me this requires keeping an open mind and being ready to discard or promote pattern scenarios, without sentimentality or bias, as price action confirms or undermines those scenarios. By the end of a move the structure has generally become obvious, but the earlier that structure can be identified the bigger the advantage gained in trading it. (more…)